Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ is Director of the the Vatican Observatory and President of the Vatican Observatory Foundation. A native of Detroit, Michigan. Brother Guy Consolmagno, head of the Vatican Observatory, explains how he combines a love for science with his love for God. Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ, is the Director of the Vatican Observatory and President of the Vatican Observatory Foundation. A native of.

Author: Turn Nacage
Country: Qatar
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Marketing
Published (Last): 21 August 2005
Pages: 109
PDF File Size: 20.94 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.84 Mb
ISBN: 826-5-94602-651-5
Downloads: 74957
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Yokasa

Density, magnetic susceptibility, and the characterization of ordinary chondrite falls and showers. Consoomagno July 2,he was awarded the Carl Sagan Medal for outstanding communication by an active planetary scientist to the general public by the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society.

The show aired for a second time inand for a third time in September On entry into the order, he was assigned as an astronomer to the Vatican Observatorywhere he also serves as curator of the Vatican Meteorite collectiona position he has held since then.

This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat An impact origin for the foliation of chondrites. In addition to his continuing professional work in planetary science, he has also studied philosophy and theology.

Edited by Guy Consolmagno. Retrieved July 3, Jesuit planetary scientist to head Vatican Observatory”. In the interview, Consolmagno and Coyne discussed their distinct and intimate relationships with science and faith.


He was an invited participant in Scifoo in as well. Consolmagno in his lab.

He has coauthored two astronomy books: Density, porosity and magnetic susceptibility of achondritic meteorites. Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?

Guy Joseph Consolmagno

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In addition to over 40 refereed scientific papers, he has co-authored several books on astronomy for the popular market, which have been translated into multiple languages. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Retrieved May 1, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Is Vesta an intact and pristine protoplanet?

Guy Consolmagno SJ

consolamgno The significance of meteorite density and porosity. Adventures of a Vatican Scientist. Turn Left at Orion: Guy Consolmagno and Dan M. The Way to the Dwelling of Light.

Director of the Vatican Observatory. Views Read Edit View history. Archived from the original on May 2, On Being with Krista Tippett. DetroitMichiganU. Biography portal Catholicism portal Astronomy portal Vatican City portal. Upon his return to the US in he became an assistant professor of physics at Lafayette College, in Condolmagno, Pennsylvania, where he taught until his entry into the Jesuit order in The contamination of the surface of Vesta by impacts and the delivery of the dark material.


The measurement of meteorite heat capacity at low temperatures using liquid nitrogen vaporization. Retrieved from ” https: Schaefer; Prentice Hall, Astronomy and the Vatican. Retrieved 20 December Stony meteorite thermal properties and their relationship to meteorite chemical and physical states.

The Mind of the Universe | Guy Consolmagno

He took vows as a Jesuit brother inand studied philosophy and theology at Loyola University Chicago, and physics at the University of Chicago before his assignment to the Vatican Observatory in He believes in the need for science and religion to work alongside guyy another rather than as competing ideologies. Retrieved September 18, Consolmagno is a popular speaker as well as a writer of popular science. His research is centered on the connections between meteorites and asteroidsand the origin and evolution of small bodies in the solar system.

Our Sunday Visitor, The density and porosity of lunar rocks. Evidence of N2-Ice on the surface of the icy dwarf planet FY9. Retrieved September 20,